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#Drunk Driving

# drunk-driving - Thursday 3 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'My son was killed by a drunk driver - I had to fight for some semblance of justice'

Both Brendan Donnelly and his friend Lee Salkeld were killed instantly when a drunk driver ploughed into their car.

# drunk-driving - Monday 29 October, 2018

Driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being clocked at 145 km/h

The arrest was one of a number of enforcement actions taken by gardaí over the bank holiday weekend.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Drunk droning in the US state of New Jersey is now illegal

Infractions can be punishable by up to six months in prison and a $1,000 (€815) fine.

# drunk-driving - Sunday 17 December, 2017

One in five people have driven their car not knowing if they were over the limit from the night before

In total, 9% of people said they had knowingly been a passenger in a car in which the driver was severely hungover.

# drunk-driving - Sunday 9 April, 2017

FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?

Danny Healy-Rae claimed that people drinking three glasses of Guinness have never caused a fatality.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Here's what we know so far about the garda breath test scandal

Almost one million tests that were never actually carried out were recorded on the system.

# drunk-driving - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Seven-year jail term upheld for drunk driver who put a grandmother into a wheelchair

Maurice Power had 51 previous convictions.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Pedestrians urged not to 'stagger' home drunk on country roads

The RSA has said people automatically vilify drivers when drunk pedestrians are often the causes of fatal collisions.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 16 April, 2016

'I took a husband and dad of four away from his family because of my drink driving'

Kris Caudilla is serving 15 years in prison after he slammed into a car and killed a police officer in 2010.

# drunk-driving - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you ever get in a car with a driver who'd had a drink?

A crackdown on drink-driving is on the cards as figures show more than half of cases do not end in conviction.

# drunk-driving - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?

One state in the US allows judges to enforce this, with offenders being required to check in daily to be tested.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 4 July, 2015

VIDEO: Drunk driver flips vehicle after crashing into parked car

Another road user caught the incident on his dashcam.

# drunk-driving - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From The42 Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash Penitent

Tearful Vidal apologises after drink-driving Ferrari crash

‘I had an accident that put at risk my wife’s life and that of a lot of people.’

# drunk-driving - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 Chile and Juventus star Arturo Vidal arrested for drunk driving after crash Problems

Chile and Juventus star Arturo Vidal arrested for drunk driving after crash

The player starred in the Italian side’s Champions League run last season.

# drunk-driving - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years Pothead Princess This post contains videos

Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years

Kayla Mendoza drove the wrong way down a motorway at 154 km/h.

# drunk-driving - Friday 1 May, 2015

"Driving drunk...I'll be dead thanks to you" - chilling text sent minutes before fatal car crash

The texts were sent a few minutes before a fatal car crash in Miami.

# drunk-driving - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Remember the three-boobed woman? She's been arrested for drunk driving Jasmine Tridevil

Remember the three-boobed woman? She's been arrested for drunk driving

Still no official word on whether the boobs are real or fake, though.

# drunk-driving - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Drunk woman crashed car into fire station with python wrapped around her neck Alrighty Then

# drunk-driving - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Scientists create laser device that can detect drunk drivers

By shining a laser through a car from the side of the road, researchers can measure blood alcohol levels inside moving vehicles.

# drunk-driving - Monday 4 November, 2013

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women

The findings are contained in a new survey from AA Motor Insurance.

# drunk-driving - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower Trimming

Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower

It was 1.30am when he was arrested in Pennsylvania.

# drunk-driving - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Survey shows men drive faster but women are less confident behind the wheel

A report from AA also showed that 50 percent of male drivers have run over a pet or animal while driving.

# drunk-driving - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Mother of drunk driving victim campaigns for 'Brendan's Law'

Christina Donnelly said her 24-year-old son had a “heart of gold” and was “desperately missed”.

# drunk-driving - Friday 26 August, 2011

One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver

More men than women said they had knowingly taken a lift with someone who was over the limit.

# drunk-driving - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges LiLo

Lindsay Lohan back in court for necklace charges

A source close to the actress said she will not accept a plea deal involving jail time.